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Weekend Plans: Waller Creek Picnic, Aperol Spritzes at Freedmen's, and More

Plus so many brunches and beers

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PICNIC WIRE — The fourth annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic takes place at Palm Park on Saturday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. Picnic baskets from Chicon, Olamaie, Weather Up, and others are still available for purchase. [EATX]

EAST SIXTH — Austin Food Blogger Alliance hosts the Colossal Curry Cook-Off at Shangri-La on SaturdayTickets are still available. [EATX]

BEER HERELive Oak Brewing celebrates its 19th anniversary on Saturday, from noon to 8 p.m. The party will feature plenty of beer and music, and Kerlin BBQ, Saigon le Vendeur, and Garbo’s will be on hand with lots of food. [EaterWire]

MORE BEER HEREIndependence Brewing hosts its annual Beers & Best Friends fundraiser benefiting Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Dog Alliance. On Saturday, from 1 to 5 p.m., enjoy beers, food, live music, and various events with your best four-legged canine friend. The $15 entrance fee gets you a commemorative glass and three beers (pace yourself). [EaterWire]

BRUNCH WIRE — Eat all the things at the collaborative Lunch Brunch between Hops & Grain and Austin Daily Press at the brewery on Sunday, April 17. Enjoy a three-course beer-and-brunch menu, then go have a nice nap. You’ve earned it. [EaterWire]

MORE BRUNCH WIRE — If you find yourself at brunch at Fonda San Miguel on Sunday, be sure to check out the trunk show by Mexican folk artist Nestor Melchor Ojeda. There is no charge for the trunk show; Fonda’s brunch hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. [EaterWire]

BOOZE NEWS — Enjoy a complimentary sample of Aperol Spritz cocktails at Freedmen’s starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. The West Campus barbecue-and-cocktails outpost is one of eight stops on the 2016 Aperol Spritz tour. Every Thursday and Sunday through April 28, diners can enjoy $5 barbecue sandwiches, $5 Aperol Spritzes, and $3 whiskey of the month. [EaterWire]

Hops & Grain

507 Calles St, Austin, TX 78702 Visit Website

Independence Brewing Co.

3913 Todd Lane, , TX 78744 (512) 707-0099 Visit Website

Freedmen's

2402 San Gabriel Street, , TX 78705 (512) 220-0953 Visit Website

Live Oak Brewery

3301 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702 (512) 385-2299 Visit Website

Fonda San Miguel

2330 West North Loop Boulevard, , TX 78756 (512) 459-4121 Visit Website

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